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Dec 28, 2012 5:00pm EST
a new american law. >> there really is a great irony is that america speaks out against human rights violations, and russia sort of responds by potential denying many thousands of russian orphans the most basic human right of all, which is a loving, permanent family. >> reporter: the bill has angered some russians. ben's father beg president putin to think twice before signing the bill into law. >> just from father to father, president putin, i just ask that, as a father, just to consider what's happening to the families that are in process. let us at least go through the process of bringing home our children. >> reporter: right now it's estimated that 1500 kids are in the process of being adopted. if this law goes into effect january 1, those adoptions could come to a screeching halt. in the newsroom, melissa mollett, news4. >>> john mccain condemned the new legislation, calling it shameful and appalling. in a statement he said the effects are cruel and malicious. thousands of babies and children who had a chance for a loving home and better future will now be denied that opportunit
Dec 5, 2012 5:00pm EST
. >> reporter: coming from neighborhoods that remember america to extremes. power, and poverty. and when charles bell's father was gunned down in the streets, the football team became a source of promise. >> once his dad passed, everyone stepped up to the plate. they knew that he was going to need a male influence. even though, you know, i'm a good mom, i still can't teach him how to be a man. >> their fathers have situations that happened to them. they can't control. but they still need someone to step in and let them know that you still have your mother, still have, you know, opportunities out here. you still have positive male role models that will be in your life until you become a young man. >> we really focus. and we appreciate each other. >> when the guys dropped their first game in florida, it was certainly short of the team's goal, it represented another life lesson. the young men who have aged before their time. >> we do this because a lot of us didn't have a lot of people in our lives. but we feel like we want to give back to these young men. and so let them know, yeah, we come from t
Dec 31, 2012 5:00pm EST
robbery. >>> well, as we say good-bye to 2012, we're also saying good buy to a fixture in america's lighting fixtures. >> reporter: as the nation rings in the new year, it's lights out for the 75-watt incandescent light bulb. the u.s. government is pulling the plug. >> the edison bulb hasn't changed much in 100 years. >> reporter: under federal law, they cannot be produced or imported. the retailers can clear remaining stock. >> 90% of the energy is wasted. what they replaced them with is more energy official, just as bright and good, and will save you money. >> reporter: most screw-in bulbs must use at least 75% less energy. two options are compact fluorescent light bulbs. >> they have some drawbacks. they don't get bright inns atlantaly. >> o.l.e.d.s. >> they use about 75% energy than a regular bulb and produce just as much light. >> l.e.d. bulbs are expensive, but prices are dropping. the future is dim for incandescent bulbs. while 175-watt edison bulbs go the way of the dinosaur, the u.s. government will turn out the lights on the 60 and 40 watt bulbs in 2014. >>> right now at
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